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06 Dec 2019 | 03:12 PM UTC

US: Bomb threat prompts evacuation at Patrick Air Force Base (Florida state) December 6

Police respond to bomb threat at Patrick Air Force Base in Brevard County (Florida state) December 6; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected

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Event

Police are responding to a bomb threat reported at Patrick Air Force Base in Brevard County (Florida state) on the afternoon (local time) of Friday, December 6. The immediate area has been evacuated and authorities are investigating. Details still emerging; avoid the area.

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be expected over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in the vicinity of Patrick Air Force Base are advised to monitor developments, avoid the area, report suspicious objects and behavior to the police, prepare for transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.